North Garo Hills district

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North Garo Hills district
North Garo
District of Meghalaya
Location of North Garo Hills district in Meghalaya
Location of North Garo Hills district in Meghalaya
Country India
State Meghalaya
Headquarters Resubelpara
Government
 • Assembly seats 4
Area
 • Total 1,113 km2 (430 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 1,18,325
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)

North Garo Hills is an administrative district in the state of Meghalaya in India.[1] The district headquarters are located at Resubelpara.[2] The district occupies an area of 1,113 Sq.km and has a population of 1,18,325 (as of 2001).

History[edit]

The North Garo Hills district was carved out of the erstwhile East Garo Hills district. And whereas for public convenience and better administration the Governor of Meghalaya considers it necessary to upgrade the said Resubelpara Civil Sub-Division of East Garo Hills District into a full·fledged District.

Geography[edit]

Resubelpara is the district headquarters of North Garo Hills District.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Meghalaya set to be in country's railway map soon". The Economic Times. 6 September 2012. Retrieved 17 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Mukul to inaugurate N. Garo Hills today". The Telegraph (Calcutta). 27 July 2012. Retrieved 17 September 2012.